Definition of eye splice in US English:

eye splice


  • A splice made by turning the end of a rope back on itself and interlacing the strands, thereby forming a loop.

    • ‘It's been my experience that the only people who can tie an eye splice are old sailors and glider pilots.’
    • ‘The eye splice is made in the same way as the short splice.’


eye splice

/ˈī ˌsplīs/